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Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of

Compliance warning for "dawn raids"

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 8 2010

On 4 June 2010 the European Commission announced that it had opened formal proceedings against French group Suez Environnement concerning an alleged breach of a seal affixed during a Commission on-site inspection ("dawn raid") at the premises of the group's subsidiary, Lyonnaise des Eaux in April of this year

US Department of Justice investigation into hedge fund activities

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2010

To be certain of avoiding financial and criminal penalties for infringement of US and EU rules on anti-competitive behaviour, hedge funds should remain vigilant in applying basic antitrust principles in all communications with competitors

Merger control: gun jumping goes global

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

Broadly defined, "gun jumping" refers to unlawful premerger coordination between the parties to an M&A transaction

FTC proposes changes to Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2010

While changes proposed by the FTC to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act may decrease the burden of reporting by eliminating the need to gather certain data, they will significantly increase the burdens in other areas, and an overall net increase in the effort required to prepare HSR filings is expected

For the first time, FTC lowers notification thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2010

New, lower reporting thresholds apply to transactions completed and pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 22, 2010

CEO fined for H-S-R Act violation on acquisition of stock-based compensation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2012

In December 2011, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a public company chief executive officer (CEO) will pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle charges that he violated Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (H-S-R Act) premerger reporting and waiting period requirements

Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $75.9 million January 23, 2014

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 24, 2014

$20 million settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a non-poaching agreement case

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2013

Three of the seven companies defending allegations that they violated U.S. antitrust law by agreeing not to recruit each other's employees agreed to

Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $70.9 million

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 11, 2013